The Department of Geography strongly encourages students who wish to study abroad to do so and will do everything it can to facilitate the process. If you plan to study abroad, please consider applying for a grant from the Robert G. LeBlanc Memorial Fund.
UNH offers a wide range of opportunities to study abroad while earning credit towards your degree. Often geography students studying abroad have been able to take courses that we do not or cannot offer in our small department. Without exception, geography students who have studied abroad describe the experience as one of the most enriching and transforming of their lives. Our students have studied in such diverse countries as Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Ghana, and India.
The purpose of the Robert G. LeBlanc Memorial Fund is to provide financial assistance to allow University of New Hampshire undergraduate students to participate in an international study experience, through the Center for International Education or a similar successor program. The fund is intended to support students studying human culture and place, with preference given to geography majors. Recipients will be selected and awards will be administered by the Director of the Center for International Education or his/her designee.
The College offers a wide range of COLA-managed study abroad programs, and the UNH Global Education Center administers additional study abroad and exchange programs and approves scores of non-UNH programs. Opportunities for new experiences right here in the U.S. also exist with national exchange programs.